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Food Bank carries on tradition of service

Posted by on Jan 21, 2014 in Newsletters, Stewardship | 0 comments

Food Bank carries on tradition of service

St. Paul’s Family Resource Institute is just one of the ministries in Maritime Conference supported by your Mission and Service donations.  Here is a recent article about their work.     FOOD BANK CARRIES ON TRADITION OF SERVICE The food bank at St. Paul’s Family Resource Institute in Halifax is carrying on a long tradition of helping people in the area according to Carolyn Mont, chair of the institute’s board. “Most of us tend to think of food banks as something relatively new,” she said recently, “and those who benefit...

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Tales from the Pepper Box: Your Daily Reminders

Posted by on Jan 21, 2014 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | 0 comments

Tales from the Pepper Box: Your Daily Reminders

The benefits of an apple-based diet, lost articles and events that are not to be missed. The Pepper Box Classifieds has it all.  

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Suggested Resources for Lent from AVEL

Posted by on Jan 17, 2014 in AVEL | 2 comments

AVEL VIDEOS FOR YOUR LENTEN STUDIES CLICK HERE TO LOOK AT SUGGESTIONS FOR LENT:  AVEL Lent Revised 2014 Please click on the link above to browse some of the resources available in AVEL which may be of interest in your Lent planning.   The file opens as a WORD document and may be opened and saved to your computer for future reference.  Please note: Click on the titles of the resources to learn more about it or to order it from AVEL. Go to the AVEL PAGE. Lists for Advent and Lent are there. I’ll be adding more lists soon with direct...

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Lent Email Retreat

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in Christian Life & Growth, On-line Retreats | 0 comments

Lent Email Retreat

Lent Email Retreat – Soul Songs: Praying the Psalms A six- week personal retreat written by Janice MacLean, Minister for Christian Nurture & Enrichment  Register Now. See Registration Form Below ” I have  a life-long relationship with the Psalms. I’ve always loved them. Sometimes I want to love them more as I struggled with language and images. In this retreat I share my journey and practice of entering the Psalms through study and prayer and coming to claim them as “Soul Songs.” We will focus on the six...

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Lent Study

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in Christian Life & Growth, On-line Retreats | 0 comments

Lent Study

Lent Small Group Study: Gifts of Celtic Christianity Leaders: Ivan Gregan & Janice MacLean  Register NOW   Session 1: The Hearth:Gather Us In Session 2: High Crosses: Touchstones for an Engaged Spirituality Session 3: The Salmon of the Three Wells: Encircling Presence Session 4: A Infinite Weave: A Celtic Sense of Time Session 5: The Place of Our Resurrection: Mission Session 6: Celtic Worship   Sample of Session 1: Leader’s Page   Register HERE Who is it for? Put together a group of people even as small as 2-3...

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A Brief History of the LaHave-New Dublin Pastoral Charge

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | 0 comments

A Brief History of the LaHave-New Dublin Pastoral Charge

The LaHave River area has witnessed the construction of many places of worship over the past two centuries. A Union Church was erected at Rose Bay in 1847 by the Lutherans and Presbyterians in the area, and in May 1890, the new St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church was dedicated at Rose Bay. The Lutherans bought the Presbyterian half of the Union Church which was removed and a new Lutheran Church erected on the site. In 1925, Rose Bay voted to remain Presbyterian. In 1859, the Central Presbyterian Church was built at Dublin Shore (now New...

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Intermediates at Conference 2014

Posted by on Jan 13, 2014 in Christian Life & Growth, Events, Notices | Comments Off on Intermediates at Conference 2014

Intermediates at Conference 2014

We are getting ready for IAC 2014! DATE: May 22-25, 2014 Applications are now available from your Presbytery. Who is it for?  youth ages 12 – grade 9 What is it?   Imagine 3 days filled with fun, games, quiet times, loud times, creative times, exploring faith, exploring questions – and imagine doing all this with about 80 or 90 friends!  This is Intermediates at Conference! How does it happen?   Upon arriving, each participant is assigned a shared room and a home group.  There are about 12 people in each home group and a team of 2...

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Presbytery Reports to the Conference Executive

Posted by on Jan 7, 2014 in Annual Meeting Planning | 0 comments

Presbytery Reports to the Conference Executive

Three Presbytery chairs reported to the Fall meeting of the Maritime Conference Executive. Watch these videos to learn more about the life and work of  United Church congregations in St. Croix Presbytery, Saint John Presbytery and Pictou...

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A Golden Treasury for the Children of God

Posted by on Jan 6, 2014 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | 0 comments

A Golden Treasury for the Children of God

This is from a daily devotional book entitled “A Golden Treasury for the Children of God, Whose Treasure is in Heaven.” It was published by R. Spence in 1783 (i.e. a really long time ago!). Here’s the devotion for January 6. In case you are wondering what “poffible” means, the letter “s” was printed more like the letter “f” in those...

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Happy New Years from the Archives!

Posted by on Dec 31, 2013 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | 0 comments

Happy New Years from the Archives!

To kick off 2014, here’s a page from a 1915 calendar which was produced by the Hampton (NB) Methodist Church. As  you can see, the calendar has lots of inspirational quotes to get you through the first two weeks of the...

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